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Dec 18, 2012 8:00am PST
such a deadly weapon? what's the gunman began in 1996 port arthur massacre was from new town, australia and. within days, australia, a country of hunters, passed the strictest gun control legislation in its history. there have been no mass killings since. the academy award winning filmmaker michael moore, the director of "bowling for columbine," response to the sandy hook massacre. >> there are crazy people and there are shootings and killings in norway and france and germany, but there hasn't been 61 mass killings like there have been in this country to a sense columbine. >> and the nra facebook page has gone dark. we will speak with lisa graves about big guns and big money. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. residents of newtown, connecticut, have begun holding the first of many kernels for the 27 victims killed in friday's shooting rampage at sandy hook elementary school. on monday, noah pozner and jack pinto, 06 years old, were laid to rest in small caskets. more funerals are slated today including two m
LINKTV
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am PST
to the santarém port and puit on oceangoing freighte and serve the world markets that way. it's much cheaper that way than to go south to the big brazilian ports down south. as that pavement goes through, the ancillary effect of paving, of course, will be to make it cheaper for everyone to do business along that corridor. but let's just imagine for a second two different trajectories for this road. he we see the portion that's not yet been paved-- santarém up here, mato grosso down here. in a business-as-usual situation, as paving goes in here, people will move in along the highways, driven largely by land speculation interests, putting cattle pastures, shifting cultivation. and we can see the deforestation frontier rapidly eanding along this road. but there is reason to think that another scenario is possible. narrator: the lower rates of deforestation are based overnmen ctrcin the environmental laws on the books. brazil has received some help from some new technology and from other ecologists, including chris uhl. uhl is the founder of imazon, a research institute located in the city of b
LINKTV
Dec 27, 2012 8:00am PST
with private port security officers and anchorage, alaska in advance of the west coast port action. that document has the private port security person saying they were going with -- attending a planning meeting with the demonstrators and reporting back to the fbi. the fbi said it would put them in touch with someone from the anchorage police department, that that person should take the police department officer with them as well. these documents show the intense coordination both a private businesses, with wall street and banks, and with state police departments and local police departments around the country. >> we will take a break and then goes specifically to several of the documents you got under the freedom of information act. we are talking to mara verheyden-hilliard who is the executive director of the partnership for civil justice fund, which got the documents under the freedom of information act and has been trying to get them for the past years. we will be back in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> "i'm tired, i'm tired, i'm tired" by marva whitney. marva whitney, as we turn
LINKTV
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
-spki count i thegio the. pierre-etienne la porte is the director of a government-run research organization called the french language council. translator: one has to keep in mind that quebec is in a very special situation as a result of its proximity to the american giant. from a geo-linguistic perspective, english has an influential presence here, because we are deeply integrated into american civilition, which is the civilization that surroundss. narrator: nearly half of quebec's seven million people live in the city of montreal, and it is here that the battle between french and english is most heated. the québécois recognize that protecting language is the most effective means of preserving culture. to help get protection from english, the quebec government turns to the federal government. historically, it was montreal's english-speaking minority who held theconomic we inhe province. although this community was only one-quarter of the population of montreal, the language used in business and commerce, and on many public signs, was english. but signs like this one are now a relic of th
LINKTV
Dec 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
are still missing and presumed to have drowned. officials say the overcrowded boat left the port on tuesday. it capsized 15 minutes into the journey. it is the worst loss of life in the gulf of aden in nearly two years. the end of the world is near according to some finders -- some followers of the mayan calendar. others think it refers only to the start of a new era in the mayan calendar. we find out about the frenzy being caused. >> hoping to catch a glimpse of the ancient mayan cities before the so-called end of the world, thousands are flocking to what was once and religion -- religious centers but today is ground zero. star johnson believes the my and predicted a new era is about to begin and end -- the minds predicted a new era is about to begin. -- the mayans predicted a new era is about to begin. >> what ever will happen will happen. >> if they are waiting for the world to end, they may get a surprise. not a proper believes -- the belief of my answer -- the mayans predicted the end of the world comes from some tablets carved 1300 years ago. >> this is a new invention. people are cel
LINKTV
Dec 21, 2012 5:30am PST
. they failed to register with the authorities, but the workers say they cannot afford it. from this port town, which got reports. >> living in crushing policy committee living in crushing poverty with no prospect of work -- living in crushing pov erty, she has left. >> today that dream is over. >> she works at a fish cannery south of bangkok, making $270 a month. she paid off her debt to the one who ranger job, but had to take out -- who arranged her job. now there is the possibility should be deported. she could not afford the fees to have the application process done, and it has been extended six times. according to the author of a study on migrant workers in thailand, now that it is being held -- >> there will be open season on migrants. everyone of these deadlines, the way the policy works, who is accompanied by a crackdown. >> it usually comes with payoffs to the police. but the thailand government says this time will be different. the labor minister says there is corruption but when the new administration will limit the opportunity for extortion. >> i cannot tell you 100 percent that it
LINKTV
Dec 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
. they were -- belonged to the muslim brotherhood. the rally had been called by the port city by those supporting the constitution. it erupted in violence between those supporting the constitution and those opposed to it. the security forces had been on standby through today. the same city was the scene of violence before the first round of voting on this referendum a week ago. the polls will be opening within the next 24 hours, roughly the same number of voters will be taking part as in the first round that is some 26 million eligible voters. those supporting the draft constitution have got a significant lead according to unofficial results as some 57% voted yes against the 43% who voted no. the final result will be coming in late saturday night. >> the head of nato said they continue to fire scud missile at een government forces. >> this is proof that the syrian government is using missiles against opposition fighters. >> and this is another launch at night. the footage is said to be taken on thursday near homs. activists also posted this video on the internet which appears to show t
LINKTV
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
one. >> the taliban fights are set to have attacked three security ports which is the tribal police court on the outskirts the route for supplies. the attackers are said to have taken on these men as they sat on their porch destroying one security post and taking away those men. earlier, the political agent that confirmed up to 18 of the men were missing but later the authorities confirmed that 22 of those men were missing a americ friday 7:00 eastern/4:00 pacific. >> welcome back. let's have a look at the headlines then, the u.s. house will hold an extraordinary session on sunday in hopes of making a deaf situation reduction deal. the -- deficit reduction deal. the troops will protect the french people and not the government. >> the son of pakistan's booto -- bhutto launched his major career marking five years since his mother's assassination. >> neighbors chad has already deployed troops in after ca. their presence is detering the rebels from advancing in the capital. >> there are those the coalition called a select coalition of armed groups coming from the northern part of the co
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm PST
onto smaller vessels downriver at the port city of ostia. ostia was once a bustling commercial city, with shops and restaurants... villas and apartment houses for merchants and shippers... theaters, parks and enormous warehouses crammed with every possible commodity. archaeologist amanda claridge. it's clear that the merchants, the many, many thousands of people involved in the supply of the city of rome who did base themselves in ostia -- all the transient ships' captains and the crews and all the people who worked in the port and the supporting industries -- shipbuilding and so forth -- made ostia a very thriving city. keach: the economy of ostia was much more complex than teotihuacan's, and at the other end of the spectrum from copan. everyone in ancient ostia was a specialist, making or selling things or providing a service. in front of the theater, around the edges of what was once an enclosed park, shipping agents from cities all over the empire kept their offices. here they could meet customers, organize cargos and schedule their ships. each shipper was identified by a mosaic
LINKTV
Dec 20, 2012 8:00am PST
29 of the panel's recommendations. dozens of protesters turned out of the new jersey port to picket a container ship from bangladesh carrying goods for the retail giant walmart. the demonstration was after the factory fire in bangladesh that killed more than 110 workers. the factory have been used to make walmart apparel and the company allegedly played a role in blocking the improvement of safety conditions there. homeland security and port police blocked the demonstrators from approaching the ship as it unloaded its cargo. the action came as the bangladeshi government recommended criminal charges against the tazreen factory's owner for "unpardonable negligence >> leading up to the fire coming up, we will look at the situation in mexico with david barstow. a new study is predicting a current trends hold fatalities caused by guns in the u.s. will likely exceed those caused by traffic incidents for the first time by 2015. according to bloomberg news, while motor vehicle deaths dropped 22% from 2005 to 2010, firearm deaths are now on the rise from a low point in 2000. based on a 10-ye
LINKTV
Dec 28, 2012 8:00am PST
of the country's ocean bound shipping traffic at 14 points -- ports and mark the first by the group in decades. president obama is facing calls from corporate groups to use emergency powers to rippon the strike. michigan governor rick snyder has signed into law a measure allowing michigan areas to declare bankruptcy or fall under the control of an unelected emergency manager enabled to fire public officials and nullify union contracts. state republicans approved it this month after voters repealed a similar initiative on election day. despite reimposing a measure that was rejected by popular vote, governor snyder said -- was among a number of controversial bills recently advanced by state republicans in michigan before their majority declines with a new legislative session next month. the chicago teachers union has filed a lawsuit accusing a city of discriminating against african-american teachers and staff through its effort to reform or shut down local schools. the federal suit says more than half of the tenured teachers who lost their jobs in the most recent wave of school closings were afr
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